If you are interested in photography, in particular, photography and wish to learn how to improve your images once there on your pc when I can recommend an excellant book (How to Wow) that I bought a couple of weeks ago. It has some great examples and tutorials on how to achieve effects using .

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Below is an of hand colouring that I attempted. My grandfather used to do this by hand with paints after developing his own black & white photos in his darkroom. This was an original black & white taken by a professional photographer recently that I scanned in from a print.

Before After

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More effects as I learn ‘em!